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December 2006

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This bulletin has been created on 06-01-2012 from historical climate data. No climate narrative is available.

  Daily Temperature Daily Precipitation Monthly Temperature Summary
Day Maximum Minimum *Departure Total Mean Value *Departure
1 53°F 27°F ‑15°F   Maximum 63.6°F +0.8°F
2 56°F 36°F ‑9°F   Minimum 44.2°F +2.7°F
3 53°F 34°F ‑12°F   Average 53.9°F +1.7°F
4 53°F 26°F ‑16°F   Degree Days Total *Departure
5 59°F 31°F ‑9°F   Heating 360 ‑53
6 69°F 48°F +4°F T Cooling 27 +13
7 62°F 39°F ‑4°F T Numberof Days: Total *Departure
8 46°F 29°F ‑16°F   Maximum ≥ 90°F 0 0
9 54°F 29°F ‑12°F   Maximum ≤ 32°F 0 0
10 61°F 43°F ‑1°F 0.21" Minimum ≤ 32°F 6 ‑2
11 69°F 58°F +10°F 0.13"  
12 73°F 46°F +6°F   Monthly Precipitation Summary
13 73°F 38°F +4°F   Precipitation Value *Departure
14 74°F 41°F +6°F   Monthly Total 3.43" +0.20"
15 75°F 61°F +16°F   Year-to-date Total 48.61" +8.94"
16 78°F 65°F +20°F   Days ≥ 0.01" 10 +2
17 80°F 67°F +22°F    
18 74°F 66°F +18°F 0.05" Monthly Extremes
19 70°F 65°F +16°F 0.53" Extreme Value Date(s)
20 72°F 55°F +12°F 0.04" Highest Temperature 80°F 17th
21 65°F 50°F +6°F T Lowest Temperature 26°F 4th
22 61°F 39°F ‑1°F   Max. 24-hour Precip. 2.07" 29th-30th
23 58°F 39°F ‑2°F 0.21" Maximum Wind Gust 49 mph 29th
24 49°F 46°F ‑4°F 1.31"  
25 53°F 34°F ‑8°F 0.02" Record Book for December
26 55°F 30°F ‑8°F   Highest Temperature 89°F 1922
27 65°F 35°F 0°F   Lowest Temperature 2°F 1989
28 72°F 51°F +12°F   Highest Minimum 74°F 1982
29 74°F 55°F +14°F 1.97" Lowest Maximum 23°F 1990
30 58°F 45°F +2°F 0.10" Wettest Month 12.66" 1913
31 59°F 41°F 0°F   Driest Month 0.10" 1950
  Wettest 24 Hours 7.54" 1913
"T" indicates daily precipitation ≤ 0.005".
BOLDFACE indicates an extreme daily value for the month.
ITALICS indicates a daily record was set or tied.
*Departure from the 1971‑2000 normal.


*New Records Set
Day Parameter Value Old Record Year
18th Highest minimum temperature 66°F 65°F 1957
19th Highest minimum temperature 65°F 61°F 1978
24th Most daily precipitation 1.31" 0.99" 2000
29th Most daily precipitation 1.97" 1.30" 1933
*Near Records
Day Parameter Value Record Year
1st Tied 3rd lowest minimum temperature 27°F -999°F 1947
4th 2nd lowest minimum temperature 26°F -999°F 1947
16th 3rd highest minimum temperature 65°F 70°F 1924
16th Tied 4th highest maximum temperature 78°F 82°F 1924
17th 2nd highest minimum temperature 67°F 70°F 1924
17th 2nd highest maximum temperature 80°F 81°F 1924
*NOTE: Records from 1910 through July 1951 are based on observations taken at the Texas Agricultural
Experiment Station main farm located 7 miles SW of College Station. Records from August 1951 through
the present are based on observations taken at Easterwood Field.


January Normals for College Station
Beginning of the month: 62°F/41°F Monthly precipitation: 3.32"
Middle of the month: 61°F/40°F Precipitation days: 9
End of the month: 63°F/42°F Days ≤ 32°F:  11